News Briefing – March 13, 2015

  • Warmer weather has farmers thinking about planting:  RADIOIOWA
  • Caucus Watch!  Fiorina:  it may be time to get out of the ‘habit’ of electing politician as president: RADIOIOWA
  • Report:  Wind could supply a third of the country’s power needs by 2050:  GAZETTE
  • Sympathy from senate leader over Davenport superintendent’s stand:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa House passes bill requiring an ultrasound before an abortion:  RADIOIOWA
  • Iowa DOT signs with snarky messages prompt positive response:  QCTIMES
  • Senator fights Branstad on mental health facilities:  QCTIMES
  • Senate votes to legalize fantasy sports in Iowa:  WCFCOURIER
  • Caucus Watch!  Straw Poll moving to Boone:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Caucus Watch!  NW IA presidential forum postponed to September:  SCJOURNAL
  • State, locals divvying up gas tax hike money for road, bridge projects:  WCFCOURIER
  • Extend buffer zone between protesters, funerals:  SCJOURNAL
  • Northwood passes budget; levies increase:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Nora Springs increases property taxes 6 cents:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Carlisle approves property tax levy hike:  RECORD HERALD
  • City of Bettendorf owns armored vehicle:  QCTIMES
  • Budget:  Cedar Rapids homeowners to pay more, businesses to pay less:  GAZETTE
  • Marion council raises tax rate for public safety:  GAZETTE